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Monday, December 23 2013

Unhappy Holidays? Conflicts, Contradictions and the Ghosts of Christmas Music Past and Present

How do we reconcile the joyous holiday season with a nagging sensation that it might not be as jolly as it should be?


Wednesday, December 12 2007

The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2007

What unites these artists is an individual presence -- a voice -- that is powerful enough to carry an entire album without retreating to the cozy confines of a band.


Columns

Sunday, October 16 2011

Old Country Comfort: How the British Might Save American Music (Again)

The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.


Reviews

Thursday, September 15 2011

Nick Lowe: The Old Magic

The Old Magic is an album that gradually creeps up on you, and has plenty of rewards for those who can take the now white-haired Lowe basically acting his age.


Thursday, March 24 2011

Nick Lowe: Labour of Lust

Long-awaited reissue of Nick Lowe's second album means you don't pay big bucks on eBay for a classic.


Thursday, February 14 2008

Nick Lowe: Jesus of Cool

Lowe's classic 1978 solo debut, long out-of-print and overlooked, is reissued in a definitive expanded edition that includes ten bonus tracks.


Blogs

Tuesday, May 8 2012

Nick Lowe Debuts New Tune "Tokyo Bay" on Fallon

Nick Lowe recently played Jimmy Fallon show in support of his newest album, The Old Magic, and he introduced a new song "Tokyo Bay" as a Web exclusive.


Friday, September 30 2011

Wilco + Nick Lowe: 22 September 2011 - New York

The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.


News

Monday, May 7 2012

Nick Lowe says his signature song isn’t all that great

AUSTIN, Texas — Forty years ago, British musician Nick Lowe wrote “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding” — a song that stands tall for


Friday, September 16 2011

Nick Lowe’s latest album features mature, sophisticated songs

LOS ANGELES — Nick Lowe, lauded in many quarters as one of pop music’s master craftsmen of the last three decades, says he hears a


Monday, April 7 2008

Venerable Brit pop-rocker Nick Lowe is reaching new highs

For Nick Lowe fans, the last year has been a bonanza. In June 2007, the venerable Brit pop-rocker and New Wave godfather known for both biting,


Monday, June 18 2007

Cruel to be kind of old: Nick Lowe grows better with 'Age'

Nick Lowe had one fear about growing old in pop. "I didn't want to become one of those thinning-haired, jowly old geezers who still does


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